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Foster Care Fortnight

Fostering Foundation Open Days for Foster Care Fortnight

Fostering Foundation Open Days for Foster Care Fortnight

To celebrate Foster Care Fortnight, we are holding four “open events” to enable people to find our more about becoming a foster carer. There are two “in person” events where you can pop into our offices in Tavistock and Bristol. Plus two online events, where you can login from anywhere. To find out more visit our open day events page Fostering Foundation Open Events

Fostering communities: could foster care be right for you?

Fostering communities: could foster care be right for you?

As the UK celebrates Foster Care Fortnight from 9 – 22 May, The Fostering Foundation is sharing our top reasons why becoming a foster carer could be right for you. The UK’s biggest fostering awareness campaign, Foster Care Fortnight, was established in 1997 to showcase the great work that foster carers in the UK do every day, as well as to highlight the thousands of children and families in need… Read More »Fostering communities: could foster care be right for you?

Foster Carer Skills Checklist

Foster Carer Skills Checklist

The Fostering Network have suggested a list of Foster Carer Skills as part of their #FosterCareFortnight Do you feel that you show some of these skills? Then perhaps you could foster and change a child’s life. Please get in touch. Listening skillsDo you hear and understand what children and adults are saying to you?ConfidenceCan you advocate positively for the children in your care?ResilienceCan you cope when times get tough? Do… Read More »Foster Carer Skills Checklist

Foster Care Fortnight 2017

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The Fostering Foundation are getting ready to help celebrate Foster Care Fortnight next week. Foster Care Fortnight™ is The Fostering Network’s annual campaign to raise the profile of fostering and to show how foster care transforms lives. It is also the UK’s biggest foster carer recruitment campaign. Foster Care Fortnight 2017 will take place from Monday 8 to Sunday 21 May. We have some great events organised such as: An… Read More »Foster Care Fortnight 2017

Wessex Carers Picnic for Foster Care Fortnight 2016

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A big thank you to all those who were able to attend and make our picnic on Friday so much fun. The picnic was organised to celebrate Foster Care Fortnight run by The Fostering Network. This year the 20 minute campaign highlights the statistic that every 20 minutes across the UK a child comes into care in need of a foster family.  As well as lots of fun games, great… Read More »Wessex Carers Picnic for Foster Care Fortnight 2016

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